Myanmars Elephants by Ko Myo

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Nyaung Oo Thar, a terrified four-year-old male calf reacts as mahouts put him through a cradle taming process at Kin Thar Elephant Camp. Less than two weeks earlier, the young elephant was still with his mother among a herd that had fled floods in the upper country. As the herd came closer to human territory, crossing plantations and villages, a crowd of concerned villagers, monks, police, and forestry staff chased the elephants away. As a result, Nyaung Oo Thar was separated from his mother and captured by humans.